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[texts]THE BAB BALLADS - W. S. GILBERT
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Downloads: 80
[audio]O Hollow! Hollow! Hollow! - W. S. Gilbert
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of O Hollow Hollow Hollow by W.S. Gilbert. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 8, 2012. Here is a poem by the "fleshly" poet, Bunthorne, from the opera Patience, by Gilbert and Sullivan. Who better to introduce it than the poet himself: BUNTHORNE. It is a wild, weird, fleshy thing; yet very tender, very yearning, very precious. It is called, "Oh, Hollow! Hollow! Hollow!" PATIENCE Is it a hunting song? BUNTHORNE...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; humor; nature; satire
Downloads: 747
[audio]The Story of the H.M.S. Pinafore - W. S. Gilbert
LibriVox recording of The Story of the H.M.S. Pinafore, by W. S. Gilbert. Read by Noel Badrian. H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor, is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It opened in London, England, on 25 May 1878 and ran for 571 performances, which was the second-longest run of any musical theatre piece up to that time. H.M.S. Pinafore was Gilbert and Sullivan's fourth operatic collaboration and their first international sen...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Gilbert and Sullivan; children; British Navy
Downloads: 790
[audio]The Disagreeable Man - W. S. Gilbert
LibriVox volunteers bring you 26 recordings of The Disagreeable Man by Sir W. S. Gilbert. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 10, 2012. The Bab Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. S. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before he became famous for his comic opera librettos with Arthur Sullivan. In writing the Bab Ballads, Gilbert developed his unique "topsy-turvy" style, where the humour was derived by setting up a ridiculous premise ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; humor; politics; satire
Downloads: 1,051
[audio]The Story of the Mikado - W. S. Gilbert
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Mikado, by W. S. Gilbert. Read by Noel Badrian. The Mikado is the ninth of the 14 Gilbert and Sullivan musical collaborations. It opened in 1885, had the second longest run for any work of musical theatre of the time, and remains the most frequently performed Gilbert and Sullivan. It was adapted as a children's book by W. S. Gilbert entitled The Story of The Mikado, which was Gilbert's last literary work (and published posthumously)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Gilbert and Sullivan; children; Japan
Downloads: 971
[audio]More Bab Ballads - W. S. Gilbert
LibriVox recording of More Bab Ballads by W. S. Gilbert. Read by Graham Redman This is a subset of the second collection of Gilberts “Bab Ballads” – light verses poking fun at the life and people of his time in Gilberts unique “topsy-turvey” style. The epitaph on his memorial on the Victoria Embankment in London is “HIS FOE WAS FOLLY AND HIS WEAPON WIT”, an epitaph amply exemplified in these verses...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; ballads; humor
Downloads: 855
[audio]Sweethearts - W. S. Gilbert
LibriVox recording of Sweethearts by W. S. Gilbert. Read in English by a full cast. Sweethearts is a comic play billed as a "dramatic contrast" in two acts by W. S. Gilbert. The play tells a sentimental and ironic story of the differing recollections of a man and a woman about their last meeting together before being separated and reunited after 30 years. (Summary by Wikipedia)CastHarry Spreadbrow: Algy PugJenny Northcott: Amanda FridayWilcox: Bellona TimesRuth: Elizabeth KlettNarrator: Chris C...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 1,092
[audio]The Bab Ballads - W. S. Gilbert
Librivox recording of The Bab Ballads by W. S. Gilbert. Read by Graham Redman. The Bab Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. S. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before he became famous for his comic opera librettos with Arthur Sullivan. In writing the Bab Ballads, Gilbert developed his unique "topsy-turvy" style, where the humour was derived by setting up a ridiculous premise and working out its logical consequences, however absurd...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; Sir William S. Gilbert; verse; humor
Downloads: 34,692
[texts]London Characters: Illustrations of the Humour, Pathos, and Peculiarities of ... - Henry Mayhew, W S Gilbert
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Downloads: 135
[texts]His Excellency - W S Gilbert (libretto), Frank Osmond Carr (music)
Vocal score of the 1894 comic opera written by W S Gilbert and composed by Frank Osmond Carr
Keywords: william; gilbert; frank; osmond; carr; his; excellency; comic; opera; operetta
Downloads: 131
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